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IAAF struggles with biological issues related to competitors

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have a most compelling issue to deal with. The biological make-up of certain high-profile athletes has caused

Tight schedule works against double for Miller-Uibo

Shaunae Miller-Uibo is having one of the greatest runs in track and field history. Her dominance of the 200 and 400 meters (m) solidifies her as the finest female performer

Testimonial banquet to honor legendary Coach McPhee set for Sept. 13

Ballroom two at the Grand Lucayan Resort in Freeport, Grand Bahama, will come alive on the evening of Friday, September 13, with tributes, satire and generally good wishes, when the

The Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) is prepared to be of assistance

The Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) is prepared to be of assistance. It has come to my attention that the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture is being buffeted with requests from

BAAA should emulate Cuban relay strategy

The former standout Cuban high hurdler Juan Morales once told me that he and his teammates, when preparing for competitions, spent half of their training time frames focusing on baton

National women’s sprint relay potential noteworthy

Ten years ago, with two of the original Golden Girls still active and performing very well (reference is to Chandra Sturrup and Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie), The Bahamas captured the 4x100 meters

XVIII Pan American Games high, low points for The Bahamas

LIMA, Peru – The Bahamas managed just one medal at the 18th Pan American Games, and for historians that would be the biggest factor, understandably. The little speedster, Tynia Gaither,

Mullings turns in gutsy Pan Am Games performance

Fred Sturrup is currently in Lima, Peru, as a part of a 2019 Pan American Games journalistic program. Following is his Sports Scope column from the games: LIMA, Peru — At

Amateur boxing misses former global stars Knowles, Johnson

LIMA, Peru — Take your pick, opting for Tureano Johnson or Nathaniel Knowles. An argument could be made for either of them being the best amateur boxer in Bahamian history. Sitting